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bartholin cyst cause abnormal pap smear

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
A cornucopia: You have 5 major reasons for seeing a GYN MD now. This is the "horn of plenty" of symptoms that need immediate evaluation. Surgery may be in your imme ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) would not affect a pap smear. Neither would inserting it or removing it.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Definitely yes: Abnormal pap smears are usually the result of cervical cells infected with a virus (human papilloma virus) that alters its machinery so it can produce ... Read More
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Yes: Abnormal pap smear can indicate anything from infection, inflammation , precancerous situation to cancer. STI cause inflammation and can result in abn ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
28 years experience Pathology
Hormonal changes.: During pregnancy the female hormonal levels are different than during a non-pregnant state. Hormones (like estrogen) have an impact on the appearance ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
38 years experience Pathology
Pap test: Infections such as HSV, candida or trichomona can cause abnormalities in the epithelial cells that can mimic the changes seen in precancer lesions. Al ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abnormal pap smear: No - abnormal pap smears do not cause miscarriages.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
13 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: A pap smear is a test to look at cells on the outside of the cervix (lower portion of the uterus) to screen for cancer cells. A cut would not show up ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
No, not likely: Pap looks at type of cells present. Condom will not affect the cells.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
"Abnormal" pap: The pap smear's "abnormal" status could be everything form a cervical infection from the human papilloma virus(HPV) to actual cervical cancer. Your MD ... Read More
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Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: This is not possible. Good wishes.

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